Four U.S. tech firms hold about $124 billion in U.S. Treasurys, earning them tax-free interest, the U.K.'s Bureau of Investigative Journalism said.» Read More
Last month, Google's late-stage investment arm, Google Capital, announced a $40 million investment in Renaissance. Google has a longstanding interest in education, including building learning apps as part of its Google Play for Education initiative.
March 13- Readers of some of the top U.S. news sites are more engaged when they go directly to the website rather than through Facebook, according to a study from the Pew Research Center released on Monday. Direct visitors also view about five times as many pages per month as those coming through Facebook referrals or through search engines such as Google Inc..
Treasury debt, much of it offshore, earning them tax-free interest, the UK's Bureau of Investigative Journalism said on Thursday. The finding means Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Google Inc and Cisco Systems Inc hold a large proportion of the $254.9 billion held in their foreign subsidiaries in U.S.
eBay rose$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $57.98. Google rose $7.31 or. 6 percent, to $1207.30. Groupon Inc. rose$. 33 or 4.0 percent, to $8.60.
March 12- Herbalife Ltd said on Wednesday that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission had opened an inquiry into its operations, news that briefly sent the nutrition and weight loss company's share price down more than 16 percent.
BRUSSELS, March 12- European lawmakers put pressure on EU countries on Wednesday to shield citizens' privacy, warning that they could block a trade deal with the United States if governments did not take a tougher stance on snooping.
eBay rose$. 36 or. 6 percent, to $57.90. Google rose $4.95 or. 4 percent, to $1204.94. Groupon Inc. rose$. 29 or 3.5 percent, to $8.56.
NEW YORK-- Zach Galifianakis brought the ferns, and President Barack Obama opened a new avenue of presidential communication. "Gone are the days when your broadcasts _ or yours or yours _ can reach everybody that we need to reach," Obama press secretary Jay Carney said to broadcast journalists at the White House press briefing Tuesday.
eBay fell$. 68 or 1.2 percent, to $57.54. Google fell $11.58 or 1.0 percent, to $1199.99. Groupon Inc. fell$. 11 or 1.3 percent, to $8.27.
Is Google facing a threat from smartphone apps? Brian Wieser of Pivotal Research Group, thinks Google will remain dominant in search and has nothing to worry about.
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eBay fell$. 84 or 1.4 percent, to $58.22. Google fell $3.22 or. 3 percent, to $1211.57. Groupon Inc. fell$. 22 or 2.6 percent, to $8.38.
Edward Snowden has driven material changes in how secure companies like Google and Facebook and Yahoo are, Re/code's Liz Gannes says.
CHICAGO, March 10- While it is hard to knock the advice of Warren Buffett, whose annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders recently lofted down from the mountain of capitalism, some of his tips can be tweaked.
Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden tells SXSW that his leaks actually improved U.S. security by exposing vulnerabilities.